Am J Med 2022 Jun 6. Epub 2022 Jun 6.
Department Imaging, Laniado Hospital, Sanz Medical Centre, Netanya, Israel.
BMC Pediatr 2022 08 2;22(1):463. Epub 2022 Aug 2.
Department of Internal Medicine, Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
Background: Asthma and allergic complications are the most common chronic disorders in children and adolescents. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and severity of asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema among schoolchildren, and some related risk factors.Methods: The cross-sectional study was performed in 2019 and involved 4000 students aged 6-7 years and 4000 students aged 13-14 years (both girls and boys) from urban schools in Khuzestan Province, southwestern Iran. Read More
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Jul 19;19(14). Epub 2022 Jul 19.
Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 5000, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland.
(1) Poor asthma control increases the occurrence of cold weather-related symptoms among adult asthmatics. We assessed whether the subtype of asthma, taking into account the severity of the asthma, plays a role in these symptoms. (2) We conducted a population-based cross-sectional study of 1995 adult asthmatics (response rate 40. Read More
Eur J Pediatr 2022 Aug 19;181(8):3153-3162. Epub 2022 Jul 19.
Fukushima Regional Center for the Japan Environment and Children's Study, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, 960-1295, Japan.
We aimed to evaluate the association between meconium-stained amniotic fluid during labor and offspring's childhood wheezing. This study analyzed the data of participants enrolled in the Japan Environment and Children's Study, a nationwide prospective birth cohort study, between 2011 and 2014. Data of women with singleton live births between 22 and 40 weeks' gestation were analyzed. Read More
Clin Nutr 2022 Aug 30;41(8):1808-1817. Epub 2022 Jun 30.
Research Unit for Dietary Studies, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark.
Background & Objective: It has been suggested that prenatal vitamin D plays a role in the development of childhood asthma and wheeze. Several systematic reviews have been conducted, but the results are inconsistent, and the methodological quality has not been studied. Therefore, the objective of this umbrella review was to assess the internal validity of the evidence base and the evidence for an association between prenatal vitamin D and asthma or wheezing in the offspring. Read More
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2022 07;67(1):125-127
School of Human Sciences at The University of Western Australia Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.